940328 Molecular phytopathology

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Svoboda, Thomas , Wiesenberger, Gerlinde , Adam, Gerhard , Wieczorek, Krzysztof
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


The course will take place at UFT (Tulln) in January 2024: modules by Adam, Svoboda and Wiesenberger will be held interdigitated from January 9 til 19, the fourth part (Wieczorek) on January 23 and 24. For a detailed time schedule please contact gerlinde.wiesenberger@boku.ac.at

An informational meeting will be held via zoom on November 21, 2023 at 1 pm (see end of this page)

Adam: Bioassay Cochliobolus T-toxin, Fusarium mycotoxins (Trichothecenes und zearalenone). Polyketide biosynthesis. Plant detoxification genes

Svoboda: Gibberella fujikuroi infection of rice and secondary metabolites

Wiesenberger: Fusarium species - overview, molecular species identification.
Transformation of Fusarium graminearum, plant infection

Wieczorek: Plant-parasitic nematodes and plant defense responses
Gerhard Adam is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Vorbesprechung VU Molecular Phytopathology
Time: Nov 21, 2023 01:00 PM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 695 8932 0260
Passcode: 109484

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Getting hands on experience and an overview about the scientific fields of the participating groups.

Classical and molecular Fusarium Identification, basic knowledge on mycotoxins and toxicity assays as well as introduction to nematods (Methods: PCR/RT-PCR, Agar diffusion test, reporter genes etc., Fusarium transformation, plant infections)
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.